“Toxic Liquid Nuclear Waste Headed for US Roadways” by Will Greenberg
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“Toxic Liquid Nuclear Waste Headed for US Roadways” by Will Greenberg

“Less than two ounces, says one analysis, could destroy a city’s water supply. The Department of Energy, to the consternation of environmental groups, is preparing to transport 6,000 gallons of highly toxic liquid nuclear waste over American roadways. The spent nuclear fuel is “target residue material” containing highly enriched uranyl nitrate—which after processing can be … Continue reading

Gordon Edwards on the Problem of Radioactive Nuclear Waste
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Gordon Edwards on the Problem of Radioactive Nuclear Waste

Gordon Edwards, scientist and founder of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies, discusses the problem of radioactive nuclear waste. Edwards argues that there is no solution to the storage of nuclear waste. The earth is a collection of moving dynamic systems, not a lock box where we can deposit plutonium and expect it to … Continue reading

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Matter of Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. v New York State Dept. of State

“The issue presented is whether Entergy’s pending application to renew its federal [*2]operating licenses for the Indian Point nuclear reactors on the Hudson River in Westchester County, for an additional 20 years, is subject to review by the New York State Department of State for consistency with the policies of New York’s Coastal Management Program … Continue reading

The 25% Myth
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The 25% Myth

Many people have raised questions about the claim Entergy frequently makes that they supply 25% of the electricity used in New York City and Westchester County.  I asked Roger Witherspoon, environmental journalist, who has written about this issue for clarification.  Here is his response. –Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Many are concerned that … Continue reading